Vol. 2 has added t.p.: The administration of the British colonies. Part the second. Wherein a line of government between the supreme jurisdiction of Great Britain, and the rights of the colonies is drawn, and a plan of pacification is suggested. To which is added, a postscript, being remarks on the Pennsylvania instructions, and "New essay on the constitutional power of the Parliament over the colonies" ..
A reissue of the 1774 edition with cancel half-titles and titlepages in both volumes
First published in 1764 as 'The administration of the colonies'
John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
John Adams Library: presentation copy
John Adams Library copy inscribed on verso of first leaf, v. 1-2: "Gov. Pownell presents as a testimony of his esteem & respects, this copy of the following work, to Mr. Adams."
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894